31 May, 2007
A massive effort but one that could bring equally massive returns
By Chris Corum, Executive Editor
The nation saw first-hand the need to identify critical personnel in disaster situations in the days and weeks following 9-11 and Hurricane Katrina. “After Katrina we had 6000 doctors driving boats while people went without care simply because we couldn’t validate their credentials,” says Tony Cieri, Senior Advisor the Department of Homeland Security. And following 9-11 the challenge of getting the right people inside the perimeter while keeping others out was well publicized.
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